Associations to the word «Parochial»


PAROCHIAL, adjective. Pertaining to a parish.
PAROCHIAL, adjective. Characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts; elementary in scope or outlook.
PAROCHIAL SCHOOL, noun. A school associated with the parish of a church.
PAROCHIAL VICAR, noun. A parish priest who assists the parish administrator. This is a priest who is assigned by the competent authority to assist the pastor in the pastoral ministry of a parish. Together as co-workers, the pastor and parochial vicar(s) carry out the functions of teaching, sanctifying and leading the people entrusted to their care. The parochial vicar is subject to the authority of the pastor.
PAROCHIAL VICARS, noun. Plural of parochial vicar

Dictionary definition

PAROCHIAL, adjective. Relating to or supported by or located in a parish; "parochial schools".
PAROCHIAL, adjective. Narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy with parochial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward foreigners".

Wise words

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